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To buy low and sell high in a fairly short period of time;sometimes associated with predatory practices such as securing an option on property about to be foreclosed and then exercising that option only if able to find a purchaser who will pay enough to generate a profit. In the meantime,the consumer cannot sell to anyone else.

• Condo flipping is accomplished through buying reservation rights in condos to be built in the future, and then selling those rights, not the actual condo, shortly before project completion. There are many Web sites devoted to nationwide markets for condo flipping.

• House flipping usually refers to the practice of buying a home at a price substantially below market because of the need for repairs and then making the renovations and selling in a short period of time, at a substantial profit. Acquisition and renovation is typically financed with a mortgage note due in six months. The practice is risky for those unfamiliar with construction, because delays can be catastrophic.

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Although many research studies on flipped classroom have been conducted in various domain subjects, few studies have carried out in K-12 ICT (Information Communications Technology) course.
Addressing the issue of lack of theoretical underpinning for flipped classroom pedagogical design, Chung Kwan Lo and Khe Foon Hew, in their paper entitled "Using 'first principles of instruction' to design secondary school Mathematics flipped classroom: the findings of two exploratory studies," explicitly examined how flipped classroom can benefit underperforming or high ability students premised on first principles of instruction design theory in secondary school mathematics learning.
The report found that the Miami metro area had the most homes flipped of any market around the country last year.
They were often frustrated by not being able to speak with each student during the 50-minute class since this was one of the selling points of the flipped strategy.
A big challenge for them when wanting to get into flipped learning is what to do with their class time and how to provide more individualized instruction with students.
We--that would be librarian Carolyn Foote and your editor--have put together a program touching on these and more: the flipped learning model, apps for iPads, nonfiction and the Common Core Standards, ebook publishing in your library, social networking for the library, and open educational resources.
Only 30% of homes that were flipped were financed through a loan, RealtyTrac Senior Vice President Daren Blomquist told CU Times.
RealtyTrac reported that the average sales price of single-family homes that were flipped in the first quarter resold for $55,574 higher than the average original purchase price.
Flipped learning is a method developed by teachers for teachers, a grassroots movement gaining traction with the ones who have the real power to change education: classroom instructors.
Once again, a cytosine had been flipped out of the helix so that a methyltransferase could latch onto it.
based firm defined flipped homes as those sold for a second time within a 12-month period.
Pivot Pro software can rotate the image 90 and 270 degrees for full-page orientation, and 180 degrees for collaboration orientation when the display is flipped over.